James Cameron

James Cameron

Director of 'The Terminator' (1984)
James Cameron is one of the most successful people in the movie industry. A large part of his success is due to Titanic, still today the biggest selling film that has ever been released as well as a string of large budget, large popularity movies which have left their mark on Hollywood.Born on Ontario, Canada in Augst 16, 1954, he got into movies from a young age with one of his favorite movies being Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. In 1971, he moved to Souther California where we went off to study physics. After graduation he decided to move into the film industry.Cameraon was soon fired by Roger Corman as a model maker but soon he was climbing up the vine making his directorial debute with Piranha 2: The Spawning. Luckily the film was so bad it inspired him to make The Terminator (1984). This created a wave through holloywood and followed this up with Rambo: First Blood Part II and Aliens. He later produced The Abyss which won him an Oscar for Best Special Effects.In 1991 he wrote, produced and directed Terminator 2: Judgement Day followed by several other movies although these did not achieve similar success until in 1997, he produced Titanic, which despite costing over 200 million dolloars, it remains one of the most successful movies of all time, with over 600 million dollars in the U.S., 14 Oscar nominations and 11 Oscars.Source: jamescameron.celebstate.com
If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When the ship docks, I'm getting off with you. This is crazy. I know it doesn't make any sense, that's why I trust it.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was always fascinated by engineering. Maybe it was an attempt maybe to get my father's respect or interest, or maybe it was just a genetic love of technology, but I was always trying to build things.More James Cameron quotes [09/25/2011 03:09:51]
I do an awful lot of scuba diving. I love to be on the ocean, under the ocean. I live next to the ocean.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think "Avatar" is kind of a unique category where people are enjoying the unique theatrical experience even though they may have seen it on the small screen. They want to have that immersive, transportive experience. "2001: A Space Odyssey" played for three years at the Loews cinema in Toronto. I remember that. It just kept playing. People wanted to return to that experience. That may not be the best example because I think "2001" took 25 years to break even.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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